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AE Re:connect 2024

Jun 14, 2024
12:30 - 20:00
Interleuvenlaan 74
3001 Heverlee
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Join us for a day full of inspiring sessions, engaging workshops, meaningful networking and a one-of-a-kind after work event. During this exciting day, we bring together thought leaders from various industries, academics, AE experts, and technology partners to exchange insights and experiences on the theme of 'Thriving in a Digital World'. From captivating keynote speeches to engaging panel discussions, Re:connect is primed to offer not only fresh perspectives, but also invaluable networking opportunities.

Here's why you should join us

Get Inspired

We have a great program set up with several experts in their fields ready to share their insights with you.


This is the ideal opportunity to catch up with your team and to connect with industry peers.

Learn from experts

Take full advantage of our speakers and learn more about the topics you care about.

Have Fun

After a full day of learning, you can blow off some steam with our can't-miss after work event.

Program overview

Welcoming & lunch

13:15 - 14:15 OPENING KEYNOTE

Trust in a digital world: how to embrace AI, Data and ML for organisational growth

Irra Ariella Khi - Founder & CEO


Mediahuis | Q8 | Lecot | Crelan | D'Ieteren | CM | insurtech case

15:00 - 15:30 Networking

15:30 - 16:00 Leadership in a digital world: managing the pathways of digital transformation

Steven De Haes - Dean Antwerp Management School

16:00 - 16:45 Leadership in a digital world: panel discussion

Marijke Schroos - General Manager / Luc Neysens - CIO & CISO / Johan Guelluy - CIO & CDO of the Year 2023

16:45 - 17:15 Networking

17:15 - 18:00 CLOSING KEYNOTE

Innovation in a digital world: the imec story

Luc Van den hove - President & CEO

18:00 - 18:15 Thriving in a digital world: closing reflections

Christoph Neut - CEO

18:15 Festival Grounds




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